LFC Daily News Clips | December 14, 2017

Good Morning

An important school choice ruling, as a Florida appellate court has tossed an 8-year-old lawsuit taking aim at 20 years of state education policy. The ruling upholds a 2006 state Supreme Court ruling that found private school vouchers violate the Florida constitution does not threaten vouchers for children with special needs. http://bit.ly/2AFtCOd

Have a great day. – Paul 


The Lens
Orleans Parish School Board to study long bus rides, early pickups
Transportation has been a constant concern for parents who send their kids to charter schools across town.

The Advocate
Guest column: No corporal punishment for children with disabilities

The Times-Picayune
State board opts not to renew charters for 3 New Orleans schools: report

State recommends closing 3 charter schools in New Orleans

Report: McDonogh 35 HS might be lone traditional school in 2018

American Press
School Board votes to help fund program for at-risk students


School choice in Mississippi: giving parents the power

Appeals court rejects education lawsuit, upholds Florida special needs vouchers

The 74
10 Charts That Changed the Way We Think About America’s Schools in 2017

The 74
Analysis: ESSA, Like NCLB, Encourages Schools to Fudge Graduation Rates. Here’s How to Make the Numbers Really Count

U.S. News & World Report
The Year of School Choice Is Ending With a Whimper
Trump promised an investment in school choice for poor families – a 529-plan expansion doesn’t cut it.

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